Glow v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glowed p. pr. & vb. n. Glowing.]
1. To shine with an intense or white heat; to give forth vivid light and heat; to be incandescent.
Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees. --Pope.
2. To exhibit a strong, bright color; to be brilliant, as if with heat; to be bright or red with heat or animation, with blushes, etc.
Clad in a gown that glows with Tyrian rays. --Dryden.
And glow with shame of your proceedings. --Shak.
3. To feel hot; to have a burning sensation, as of the skin, from friction, exercise, etc.; to burn.
Did not his temples glow
In the same sultry winds and acrching heats? --Addison.
The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands. --Gay.
4. To feel the heat of passion; to be animated, as by intense love, zeal, anger, etc.; to rage, as passior; as, the heart glows with love, zeal, or patriotism.
With pride it mounts, and with revenge it glows. --Dryden.
Burns with one love, with one resentment glows. --Pope.
Glow, v. t. To make hot; to flush. [Poetic]
Fans, whose wind did seem
To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool. --Shak.
1. White or red heat; incandscence.
2. Brightness or warmth of color; redness; a rosy flush; as, the glow of health in the cheeks.
3. Intense excitement or earnestness; vehemence or heat of passion; ardor.
The red glow of scorn. --Shak.
4. Heat of body; a sensation of warmth, as that produced by exercise, etc.
n 1: an alert and refreshed state [syn: freshness]
2: light from nonthermal sources [syn: luminescence]
3: the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its
temperature is raised [syn: incandescence]
4: a feeling of considerable warmth; "the glow of new love"; "a
glow of regret"
5: a steady even light without flames
6: the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving
at a point on a surface [syn: radiance, glowing]
7: an appearance of reflected light [syn: gleam, gleaming,
v 1: emit a steady even light without flames; "The fireflies were
glowing and flying about in the garden"
2: especially of the complexion: show a strong bright color,
such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of
the sauna" [syn: beam, radiate, shine]
3: shine intensely, as if with heat; "The coals were glowing in
the dark"; "The candles were burning" [syn: burn]
4: be exuberant or high-spirited; "Make the people's hearts
5: experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from
good health or an intense emotion; "She was beaming with
joy"; "Her face radiated with happiness" [syn: beam, radiate,